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What are Mycorrhizal Fungi?

"Mycor" - "rhiza" (fungus - root) defines the mutually beneficial relationship between the plant root and fungus. These specialized fungi colonize plant roots and extend far into the soil resource

On what plants can Mycorrhizae be used?

Over 90% of the world's plant species form mycorrhizae and require the association for maximum performance in non-artificial conditions.

Why Is A Higher Spore Count Better?

The Number of Spores Is Very Important. They Should Be Freshly Harvested To Ensure Rapid Colonization of the Root System. The Inoculant Will Get the Plant Established Faster and Reduce Transplant Stress.

What is the difference between Ecto and Endo mycorrhiza?

The ectomycorrhiza is an association that takes place at the surface of the roots. Ectomycorrhizal fungi can reproduce themselves also in absence of a plant host. Endomycorrizal fungi penetrate into the root cortex and form arbuscules within the root cells. They only can reproduce themselves when in presence of a host plant. Endomyorrhizal fungi are also called AM Fungi (Arbuscular Mycorrhizal) or VAM Fungi (Vesicular Arbuscular Mycorrhyzal).

How long are lasting mycorrhizal symbiotic effects in crops?

Given that the symbiosis is established, the lasting of the effects depends on the specific Crop Management System in place. As a general rule, the symbiosis takes place at an early stage and lasts for the life span of the plant.

Are mycorrhiza products fertilizers?

No, such products enable the plant to form the mycorrhizal symbiosis, leading to improved uptake of nutrients. Fertilizers supply the nutrients to the soil in order to "feed" the plants. These are two disctinct functions.

What types of plants spices associate with Mycorrhizae fungi?
PLANT SPECIE BY MYCORRHIZAE TYPE
Endomycorrhizal Fungi Associates With These Species

Acacia

Camellia

Euonymus

Lily

Passion Fruit

Serviceberry

Agapanthus

Carrot

Fern

Locust

Paulownia

Sequoia

Ailanthus

Casuarina

Fescue

London

Paw Paw

Silver bell

Alder

Cassava

Fig

Lychee

Pea

Sourwood

Alfalfa

Catalpa

Forsythia

Macadamia

Peach

Soybean

Almond

Ceanothus

Fountain Grass

Magnolia

Peanut

Squash

Apple

Cedar

Fuchsia

Mahogany

Pear

Strawberry

Apricot

Celery

Gardenia

Mahonia

Pepper

Sudan Grass

Arborvitae

Cherry

Garlic

Mango

Pistachio

Sugar Cane

Artichoke

Chokeberry

Geranium

Maples (all)

Persimmon

Sumac

Ash

Chrysanthemum

Gingko

Marigold

Pittosporum

Sunflower

Asparagus

Citrus (all)

Grapes (all)

Melons (all)

Plum

Sweet gum

Aspen

Clover

Grass (all)

Mesquite

Poinsettia

Sweet potato

Avocado

Coconut

Gum

Millet

Potato

Sycamore

Bamboo

Coffee

Glory

Mimosa

Poplar

Tea

Basil

Coral Tree

Hackberry

Morning

Rain tree

Tobacco

Bayberry

Corn

Hawthorn

Mulberry

Raphiolepis

Tomato

Bean

Cotton

Hibiscus

Monkey

Raspberry

Tree-of-heaven

Begonia

Cottonwood

Holly

Nasturtium

Redbud

Tupelo

Black Locust

Crabapple

Hop hornbeam

Okra

Redwood

Walnut

Blackberry

Cryptomeria

Hombeam

Olive

Rice

Wheat

Box Elder

Cucumber

Horsechestnut

Onion

Rose

Willow

Boxwood

Currant

Impatiens

Pod

Rush (Limited)

Yam

Buckeye

Cypress

Jojoba

Pacific Yew

Russian Olive

Yellow poplar

Bulbs

Dogwood

Juniper

Palms (all)

Ryegrass

Yucca

Burning Bush

Eggplant

Kiwi

Palmetto

Sassafras

 

Cacao

Elm

Leek

Pampas Grass

Sagebrush

Cactus

Eucalyptus

Lettuce

Papaya

Sage (Limited)

 

All nut trees except Pecan, Chesnut and Hazelnut.
All fruit trees, grapevines, grasses and many vegetables
All berries except Blueberry, Cranberry and Lingonberry.
All shrubs and foliage except Laurel, Rhododendron, and Azalea